Sunday, May 13, 2012

Sunday Hair:"Wash and Go and the "Curly Girl Method"






This is how I wore my hair today. I looooved it. I have been using the "Curly Girl Method" (modified for my hair needs and texture), since I took out my micro braids at the beginning of March. It's been about two months now since I have been using conditioner to wash my hair and let me just say that I love the results. My hair is so much softer and my curls are popping everywhere. However, I still need gel to help control frizzes. I had my very 1st successful "wash and go" today.



I was not sure if it was going to be a fail again like the last time, so I did not record myself.

Here is how I achieved my "wash and go"


  • I co-washed my hair with TRESemme Naturals Conditioner (Silicone Free)
  • I mixed a tablespoon of the same conditioner with a tablespoon of Olive oil ( This is a fraction of the amount used in the "Love in the hair " recipe, posted HERE)
  • I sectioned my hair into small parts.
  • Then on each small section, I applied the conditioner/Olive oil to the ends, finger detangled the whole section, and applied Loreal Everstyle Curl Defining Gel.
  •  Once the whole head was complete, I used Goody Bobby Pins( the long ones) to stretch my hair. I placed a bobby pin on each section styled.  My hair shrinkage is ridiculous and I just wanted  my hair to hang a little bit.
  • Once my hair was about 80% dry, I took out the pins and let  my hair air dry some more
Expect a full review of the Loreal Everstyle Curl Defining Gel in my next post (Hint: veeeery comparable to Kinky Curly Curling Custard) and a video tutorial in the near future.


Thanks for reading this post. I hope you enjoyed it. If you have any questions, please contact me at coilybella@coilybella.com.


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8 comments:

  1. Your hair looks great and it's getting so thick.

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  2. I see I'm not the only one in love with Tresemme. Can't wait to read your L'Oreal review. My mom is looking for a substitute for those expensive Kinky Curly products.

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    1. I loooooooove Tresemme Naturals. At a 4.0 pH, it is just fabulous and in perfect harmony with my hair..LOL. I already did the review for Loreal.. It is an awesome gel as well. But since that review, I have been experimenting with home-made flax-seed gel, which is just as awesome:)

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  3. I am a 100% wng girl and a gel ho. I really want to try that Loreal gel, but we don't have it in the UK yet! Maybe I'll just get off my lazy butt and just make myself some FSG!

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  4. LOL... Most people that have tried FSG seem to like it plus it is economical:)

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